About Us

Del Smith Design Build is a California-based construction company specializing in building and renovation for the commercial, retail, hospitality and residential sectors. We design, build and renovate elegantly functional commercial kitchens, restaurants, wine-tasting rooms, inns, spas and event centers. We also work with commercial building owners to design and execute external renovations which show an excellent return on investment. Additionally, we work with discerning homeowners to design and build their dream home or renovate their current home so that it is distinctive, comfortable and efficient for years to come. Del Smith Design Build is where elegance and execution unite to create extraordinary buildings whose character and quality are apparent from the first glance.

One of our specialties is commercial and retail building, renovation and development. We know how to create the right look and amenities for each particular commercial site to maximize property revenue. We work in tandem with you every step of the way to support your success by creating tasteful, clever and effective building solutions to complex building challenges.

"We run a lean, well organized operation. We beat the competition every time on the three points that matter most to our clients: quality, price and timing. Not only are we the best company to work with, no one has more pleasure doing it."

~ Del Smith, Founder, Del Smith Design Build

Meet our team:


Del Smith

- President -

Email: delbuilt@aol.com
Del Smith is the Founder of Del Smith Design Build and is a licensed general contractor. Del has been in the building business since his early teen years, learning the business from the bottom up. Born and raised in northern California, Del began building large apartment complexes, custom homes and commercial façade makeovers. At age 24, he undertook his first large-scale building project, encompassing the design and construction of the Wine and Roses Hotel and Restaurant in Lodi, California. The total value of the finished project was $25 million. Wine and Roses Hotel and Restaurant has been recognized as a Central California landmark.


Mike Medrano

- Project Manager -

Email:mike@aol.com
Master Carpenter Mike Medrano works for Del Smith Design Build as a Construction Engineer and Project Manager in addition to carrying out high-level carpentry. He has been with the company for more than a decade. As master carpenter, Mike’s skills allow him to execute virtually every request. He is known in the company for fine quality work and diligence.


Caren Hamilton

- Designer -

Email: caren@aol.com
Caren Hamilton supports the smooth operation of our business from our main office in Granite Bay. She also provides soft design support for each project giving our clients the character and functionality they desire. She coordinates color, fixtures and other specialty features, and balances space using Feng Shui principles. Additionally she has special skills in edible landscape and is excellent at resolving design challenges with tasteful solutions.

We are ready to make that perfect building that will change your life forever


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